Paul Fussell Quotes
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I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.
Those who fought know a secret about themselves, and it is not very nice. They have experienced secretly and privately their natural human impulse towards sadism and brutality ... Not only did I learn to kill with a noose of piano wire put around someone's neck from behind, but I learned to enjoy the prospect of killing that way.
Most people who seek attention and regard by announcing that they're writing a novel are actually so devoid of narrative talent that they can't hold the attention of a dinner table for thirty seconds, even with a dirty joke.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
Everything you can imagine is real.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.